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A born again Christian is someone who has: 1) personally repented of their sinful ways, and 2) has turned to the Lord Jesus Christ and trusted in His work ALONE for the removal of their sins.” url=”” style=”inline-centered” icon_style=”standard” icon_color=”#ffffff” icon=”ok”][/cv_icon_box][cv_icon_box title=”We welcome salvation stories from non-English speakers, as long as English subtitles are provided.” url=”” style=”inline-centered” icon_style=”standard” icon_color=”#ffffff” icon=”ok”][/cv_icon_box][cv_icon_box title=”We do not include stories from persons aged under 18.” url=”” style=”inline-centered” icon_style=”standard” icon_color=”#ffffff” icon=”cancel”][/cv_icon_box][/cv_column][/cv_column_row][/cv_section][cv_section id=”theology” color_scheme=”white” bg_source=”color” bg_preset_pattern=”green_cup” bg_color=”#0095b6″ bg_image=”” bg_style=”cover” bg_attachment=”scroll” bg_video_fallback=”” bg_video_webm=”” bg_video_ogv=”” bg_video_mp4=”” bg_scrolling=”none” bg_scrolling_speed=”normal” overlay_opacity=”none” overlay_color=”” sidebar_layout=”no-sidebar” sidebar=”sidebar” parallax=”true” min_height=”none” stretched=”false” border_top=”none” border_bottom=”none” padding_top=”normal” padding_bottom=”normal” visibility=”all” forced_height=”” class=””][cv_row entrance=”fadeInRightSmall” visibility=”all”][cv_header_stack align=”none” color=”” entrance=”none” margin=”0″ min=”” max=”” multiplier=””][cv_header_stack_line source=”text” tag=”h2″ style=”hero-title” text=”THEOLOGY” weight=”600″ icon=”mail-1″ size_adjustment=”2.0″ opacity=”1″][/cv_header_stack][/cv_row][/cv_section][cv_section id=”theology” color_scheme=”white” bg_source=”color” bg_preset_pattern=”green_cup” bg_color=”#222222″ bg_image=”” bg_style=”cover” bg_attachment=”scroll” bg_video_fallback=”” bg_video_webm=”” bg_video_ogv=”” bg_video_mp4=”” bg_scrolling=”none” bg_scrolling_speed=”normal” overlay_opacity=”none” overlay_color=”” sidebar_layout=”no-sidebar” sidebar=”sidebar” parallax=”false” min_height=”none” stretched=”false” border_top=”arrow” border_bottom=”none” padding_top=”normal” padding_bottom=”normal” visibility=”all” forced_height=”” class=””][cv_column_row spacing=”normal” v_align=”true” styling=”none” entrance=”none” layout=”1/2″ visibility=”all”][cv_column][cv_image id=”7626″ size=”cv_full” width=”” align=”none” link=”” style=”none” entrance=”none”][/cv_column][cv_column][cv_icon_box title=”Stories must include details of the person’s life before and after their salvation, including what life challenges or life questions they faced prior to being saved.” url=”” style=”inline-centered” icon_style=”standard” icon_color=”#ffffff” icon=”ok”][/cv_icon_box][cv_text_block]

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[/cv_text_block][cv_icon_box title=”Stories must include a turning point/phase in a person’s life when their salvation occurred.” url=”” style=”inline-centered” icon_style=”standard” icon_color=”#ffffff” icon=”ok”][/cv_icon_box][cv_icon_box title=”If at any time in the story, it is suggested or inferrable that salvation was secured by any works-based means e.g. baptism, then the story cannot be included.” url=”” style=”inline-centered” icon_style=”standard” icon_color=”#ffffff” icon=”cancel”][/cv_icon_box][cv_text_block]

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[/cv_text_block][cv_icon_box title=”The person must refer to actively responding in belief to the Person or work of Christ as the means by which they were saved from their sin.” url=”” style=”inline-centered” icon_style=”standard” icon_color=”#ffffff” icon=”ok”][/cv_icon_box][cv_icon_box title=”As a gospel-centered ministry, our preference is for clearer descriptions of repenting and receiving Christ. At the same time, we appreciate that the English language is complex and there is great diversity in how people communicate. In addition, there is the potential for some story-information to be lost because of video editing or original language translation.” url=”” style=”inline-centered” icon_style=”standard” icon_color=”#ffffff” icon=”ok”][/cv_icon_box][cv_icon_box title=”Example theological statements that merit inclusion: “I believed Jesus died for me”, “I placed my faith in Christ”, “I received Christ”, “I trusted in Christ”, “I asked Jesus into my heart”, “I gave my life to Christ”, “I believed God died for my sins”, “I gave my life to Christ”, “I accepted Jesus as my Lord and Savior”, “I believed the gospel”, “I understood the gospel and what Jesus did for me”, “I saw my sin and need for Jesus”, God showed me all my sins.” url=”” style=”inline-centered” icon_style=”standard” icon_color=”#ffffff” icon=”ok”][/cv_icon_box][cv_icon_box title=”We can’t accept stories where the person states “I became a Christian” without some sort of an explanation as to how that occurred.” url=”” style=”inline-centered” 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icon_color=”#ffffff” icon=”cancel”][/cv_icon_box][cv_icon_box title=”Videos will not be included if there is something undermining the integrity of the story, e.g. b-role content.” url=”” style=”inline-centered” icon_style=”standard” icon_color=”#ffffff” icon=”cancel”][/cv_icon_box][cv_icon_box title=”We do not place any year limits on videos.” url=”” style=”inline-centered” icon_style=”standard” icon_color=”#ffffff” icon=”ok”][/cv_icon_box][/cv_column][/cv_column_row][/cv_section][cv_section id=”source” color_scheme=”white” bg_source=”color” bg_preset_pattern=”green_cup” bg_color=”#0095b6″ bg_image=”” bg_style=”cover” bg_attachment=”scroll” bg_video_fallback=”” bg_video_webm=”” bg_video_ogv=”” bg_video_mp4=”” bg_scrolling=”none” bg_scrolling_speed=”normal” overlay_opacity=”none” overlay_color=”” sidebar_layout=”no-sidebar” sidebar=”sidebar” parallax=”true” min_height=”none” stretched=”false” border_top=”none” border_bottom=”none” padding_top=”normal” padding_bottom=”normal” 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layout=”1/2″ visibility=”all”][cv_column][cv_image id=”6624″ size=”cv_full” width=”” align=”none” link=”” style=”none” entrance=”none”][/cv_column][cv_column][cv_icon_box title=”We include salvation stories produced by other gospel-centered churches and ministries from anywhere around the world. There are no geographical restrictions.” url=”” style=”inline-centered” icon_style=”standard” icon_color=”#ffffff” icon=”ok”][/cv_icon_box][cv_icon_box title=”We define gospel partners as churches or ministries who teach that: 1) we are saved by grace alone, through faith alone, in Christ alone. (Romans 3:23-25, Ephesians 2:8-9), and that 2) each person must repent of their sin and turn to the Lord Jesus and receive His free gift of forgiveness (Isaiah 55:7, Acts 3:19, Mark 1:14-15, John 1:12).” url=”” style=”inline-centered” icon_style=”standard” icon_color=”#ffffff” icon=”ok”][/cv_icon_box][cv_icon_box title=”We do not include stories from gospel partners if they endorse female pastors or the practice of speaking in tongues within their corporate worship setting, as this is clearly prohibited by scripture (1 Corinthians 14:28,34)” url=”” style=”inline-centered” icon_style=”standard” icon_color=”#ffffff” icon=”cancel”][/cv_icon_box][/cv_column][/cv_column_row][/cv_section][cv_section id=”blue-links” color_scheme=”white” bg_source=”color” bg_preset_pattern=”green_cup” bg_color=”#0095b6″ bg_image=”” bg_style=”cover” bg_attachment=”scroll” bg_video_fallback=”” bg_video_webm=”” bg_video_ogv=”” bg_video_mp4=”” bg_scrolling=”none” bg_scrolling_speed=”normal” overlay_opacity=”none” overlay_color=”” sidebar_layout=”no-sidebar” sidebar=”sidebar” parallax=”true” min_height=”none” stretched=”false” border_top=”none” border_bottom=”none” padding_top=”normal” padding_bottom=”normal” visibility=”all” forced_height=”” class=””][cv_row entrance=”fadeInRightSmall” visibility=”all”][cv_header_stack align=”none” color=”” entrance=”none” margin=”0″ min=”” max=”” multiplier=””][cv_header_stack_line source=”text” tag=”h3″ style=”hero-title” text=”CONTACT US” weight=”600″ icon=”mail-1″ size_adjustment=”2.0″ opacity=”1″][/cv_header_stack][/cv_row][/cv_section][cv_section id=”blue-links” color_scheme=”white” bg_source=”color” bg_preset_pattern=”green_cup” bg_color=”#222222″ bg_image=”” bg_style=”cover” bg_attachment=”scroll” bg_video_fallback=”” bg_video_webm=”” bg_video_ogv=”” bg_video_mp4=”” bg_scrolling=”none” bg_scrolling_speed=”normal” overlay_opacity=”none” overlay_color=”” sidebar_layout=”no-sidebar” sidebar=”sidebar” parallax=”false” min_height=”none” stretched=”false” border_top=”arrow” border_bottom=”none” padding_top=”normal” padding_bottom=”normal” visibility=”all” forced_height=”” class=””][cv_column_row spacing=”normal” v_align=”false” styling=”none” entrance=”none” layout=”1/2″ visibility=”all”][cv_column][cv_image id=”7651″ size=”cv_full” width=”” align=”none” link=”” style=”none” entrance=”none”][/cv_column][cv_column][cv_text_block]Have you been involved in or know about high-quality video testimonies? We would love to hear from you. We are always looking to expand our collection on The Well to glorify God. Please go to our contact page to get in touch with our curator Gemma Sandberg.[/cv_text_block][/cv_column][/cv_column_row][/cv_section]